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Hi! Mei here!
Our Creative Hive VIP Facebook Group has grown tremendously over the last few months. We have an amazing, supportive community and I love seeing people flourish in there!
We get a lot of questions coming in every day and while I would love to answer every one myself, I wouldn’t have enough time in the day to do it! As you’ll see in my responses below, I give extremely thorough and in-depth feedback.
So here’s what I can do instead. I’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions below along with my …
As a seller of custom-made products, you often have to focus on two aspects of the business at once- manufacturing and sales. Both are equally important.
If you manufacture great products but don’t have a sales funnel, your products won’t move.
If you sell very well and lose sight of manufacturing, you may end up with no products to sell.
Bookkeeping! Every creative entrepreneur’s favorite topic. One of the first steps with setting up shop is to choose and set up a bookkeeping system for your business.
It can be challenging to navigate the murky waters of options if you aren’t totally clear on what you should be looking for in a bookkeeping system.
As a maker myself AND an accountant, an ideal bookkeeping set up for makers includes the following:
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could just add your products to your Etsy shop and the sales just started rolling in?
Customers would leave you nice, positive comments.
You’d be the top shop of the search engine for your products.
If only it didn’t take some major research and smart work to get there.
The market would be even more saturated if it were that simple.
You’re probably wondering, how the heck can I sell over $2k?!…
Don’t chase success the hard way. Follow the same simple step-by-step system that I used to build multiple 6- and 7-figure online handmade businesses. Even if you hate selling, don’t have a large following, and aren’t techy.
How to get influencers, bloggers and celebrities to make your product go viral
How to create demand for your brand and products and turn customers into raving fans
How to automate your store, reach more customers and make sales while you sleep
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